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Subject[PATCH] usbnet: ipheth: fix potential null pointer dereference in ipheth_carrier_set
_dev_ is being dereferenced before it is null checked, hence there
is a potential null pointer dereference.

Fix this by moving the pointer dereference after _dev_ has been null
checked.

Addresses-Coverity-ID: 1462020
Fixes: bb1b40c7cb86 ("usbnet: ipheth: prevent TX queue timeouts when device not ready")
Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
---
drivers/net/usb/ipheth.c | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/ipheth.c b/drivers/net/usb/ipheth.c
index ca71f6c..7275761 100644
--- a/drivers/net/usb/ipheth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/usb/ipheth.c
@@ -291,12 +291,15 @@ static void ipheth_sndbulk_callback(struct urb *urb)

static int ipheth_carrier_set(struct ipheth_device *dev)
{
- struct usb_device *udev = dev->udev;
+ struct usb_device *udev;
int retval;
+
if (!dev)
return 0;
if (!dev->confirmed_pairing)
return 0;
+
+ udev = dev->udev;
retval = usb_control_msg(udev,
usb_rcvctrlpipe(udev, IPHETH_CTRL_ENDP),
IPHETH_CMD_CARRIER_CHECK, /* request */
--
2.7.4
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